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Facebook releases its first report on the most viewed content in 2021 by its users. 

This study documents the dynamics of climate change denialism on the forums 4chan and 8kun.

A new episode of the documentary series “la Fabrique du mensonge” (Manufacturing Lies) revisits the falsifications and mechanisms that led to the death of Samuel Paty. Shortcomings in the moderation of social networks are also analyzed in relation to the far-right terrorist attack perpetrated in Christchurch in March 2019.

This report, commissioned by the European Parliament, provides a summary of the legislation in place at the European level to regulate digital platforms. The report recommends, among other things, that current legislations give more authority to national institutions so as to facilitate regulatory procedures.

This report by the Election Integrity Partnership (EIP) examines how the events of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 were prepared for and enabled by the misinformation circulating on social networks during this period.

This report provides a timeline of the mechanisms put in place by major digital platforms to fight against disinformation between January 2020 and February 2021.

According to The Markup, the labels used by Facebook meant to flag questionable or false information are not always adequate, which reflects the challenges that the social network faces in controlling the fake news circulating its platform.

heir analysis indicates that 87% of news links shared on the social network Parler came from sources that frequently publish false information.

NewsGuard has published a report that provides a list of the 10 sources of disinformation and the 10 reliable sources of information that generated the most engagement on social networks in France in 2020.

This short study by First Draft examines the mechanisms by which the conspiracy theory of the “Great Reset” was disseminated.

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